We are always looking to further develop our CEIAG and Work related Learning programme and engage with more employers and parents/carers. Here are some ways in which you could get involved:
To offer your support, or for further details of how you could get involved, please contact the school by email or phone to speak to Miss Bailey or Mr Marshall.
Guidance as to future pathways are provided by Birkdale High School. On this page, there is information which students may be asked to use and links to website which may be useful to help guide post-16 destinations.
These are the destinations after Birkdale that most of our pupils choose. On each website you will find details of the different courses they offer; course requirements and general information about the colleges. This is also the best source of advice for up to date information about college open days and other events they host.
It may be worth looking at the following pages for guidance if you are looking to stay local for education and/or a career.
We have career advisers to help you make the right choice.
Jo is in school to offer you help and guidance on all matters related to life after Birkdale High School. This includes:
Where: U15 Careers Base
Can't wait? You can email: [email protected]
If you still have no career in mind you may like to look in the 'job profiles' section – there are 500 in there for you to choose from! You may want to have a go at the "Skills Explorer". Bear in mind you have your mock interview to think about, your work experience placement and your 6th Form options to make decisions on in the very near future.
The Careers Connect website will give you access to a whole variety of resources for you to explore in your own time.
Liverpool City Jobs for the Future Booklet
Many people are now choosing to learn on the job and start earning as soon as possible. An apprenticeship also gives the opportunity to work for qualifications in your chosen field. You might be surprised to find that you can do an apprenticeship from anything from car maintenance to law.
If you are looking for a starting point, this site will give you advice on how you can support your son and the options available for financing his future.
You may be considering applying for university. UCAS is the main site that you will need and explains all the courses available in the country, how to apply and how to finance your studying
University Technical Colleges (UTCs) are schools for 14-19 year olds. They deliver an innovative, high-quality education that combines technical, practical and academic learning. In doing so, they offer students more than the traditional GCSE and A Level curriculum.